Where medical firsts happen FIRST<br />High Technology Stroke Update<br />
Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke CenterHigh Technology Stroke Update<br />An Important Medical Research Milestone<br />E...
      2006 American Heart Association Statistics<br /><ul><li>  In US:     750 thousandstrokes/year.</li></ul># 3 Cause of...
Pleiades Foundation<br />(Non-profit)<br />National Stroke Intervention <br />Training Center<br />Pleiades+Erlanger+UTCOM...
“Time is Brain”<br />
Current Stroke Treatment Options <br />
The BrainsGate ISS Device<br />
BrainsGate: The ISS Implant<br />
Initial Results with the Brainsgate Device<br /><ul><li> 99 Patients
 11 Sites in Germany, 	Hungary, India 	and 	Israel</li></li></ul><li>
Exact Placement Required<br />
Dr Peter Hunt’s Surgical Team at Erlanger<br />March 6, 2009 – 1st US patient implanted.<br />March 16, 2010 – 1st US pati...
Brainsgate<br />
Brainsgate Animation<br />
March 16, 2010<br />First GuideView Patient in the US<br /><ul><li> 73 yo female.
  HX: Hypertension and Hx of breast cancer and	  	Adriamycincardiomyopathy.
 Works full time in a yarn factory
 Stroke witnessed at 9:30AM.
 911 -> Hamilton Med Center -> Erlanger Med 	Center.
 Unable to speak, blind on right, weak on the 	right.
 NIHSS = 15 initially.
Not candidate for t-PA or MERCI/Penumbra Rx.</li></li></ul><li>
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Press conference presentation by Dr. Thomas Devlin, medical director of the Southeast Regional Stroke Center at Erlanger. Presentation highlights the technology used in a research trial using technology developed by BrainsGate.

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  1. 1. Where medical firsts happen FIRST<br />High Technology Stroke Update<br />
  2. 2. Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke CenterHigh Technology Stroke Update<br />An Important Medical Research Milestone<br />Erlanger’s 15-year commitment to Stroke<br />TEAM APPROACH<br />International Partnerships<br />
  3. 3. 2006 American Heart Association Statistics<br /><ul><li> In US: 750 thousandstrokes/year.</li></ul># 3 Cause of Death, (#2 Worldwide,) # 1 Cause Adult Disability<br /> Occurs every 45 seconds & kills every 3 minutes. <br /> Society coast 2007 was $57.9 Billion.<br /><ul><li>In TN: Some Counties around Hamilton death rates from stroke are300% the national average.</li></li></ul><li>
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  5. 5. Pleiades Foundation<br />(Non-profit)<br />National Stroke Intervention <br />Training Center<br />Pleiades+Erlanger+UTCOMC<br />
  6. 6. “Time is Brain”<br />
  7. 7. Current Stroke Treatment Options <br />
  8. 8. The BrainsGate ISS Device<br />
  9. 9. BrainsGate: The ISS Implant<br />
  10. 10. Initial Results with the Brainsgate Device<br /><ul><li> 99 Patients
  11. 11. 11 Sites in Germany, Hungary, India and Israel</li></li></ul><li>
  12. 12. Exact Placement Required<br />
  13. 13. Dr Peter Hunt’s Surgical Team at Erlanger<br />March 6, 2009 – 1st US patient implanted.<br />March 16, 2010 – 1st US patient implanted using the new GuideView System.<br />
  14. 14. Brainsgate<br />
  15. 15. Brainsgate Animation<br />
  16. 16. March 16, 2010<br />First GuideView Patient in the US<br /><ul><li> 73 yo female.
  17. 17. HX: Hypertension and Hx of breast cancer and Adriamycincardiomyopathy.
  18. 18. Works full time in a yarn factory
  19. 19. Stroke witnessed at 9:30AM.
  20. 20. 911 -> Hamilton Med Center -> Erlanger Med Center.
  21. 21. Unable to speak, blind on right, weak on the right.
  22. 22. NIHSS = 15 initially.
  23. 23. Not candidate for t-PA or MERCI/Penumbra Rx.</li></li></ul><li>
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  37. 37. Implantation videos <br />
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  39. 39. In Summary<br /><ul><li>Unique Research Device that Extends Window to 24 hours.
  40. 40. Represents the Best High Tech Solutions from the International Research Community.
  41. 41. Analogous to other Chattanooga Programs –
  42. 42. It is not an accident that these and other Firsts occur at Erlanger.</li></li></ul><li>Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke CenterHigh Technology Stroke Update<br />Questions<br />
  43. 43. March 6, 2009<br />First Brainsgate Patient in the US<br /><ul><li>56yo female. Unremarkable PMH.
  44. 44. Went to bed at 8PM.
  45. 45. Found by her husband 6:30AM
  46. 46. In ER: Confused, Blind on the left, paralyzed on the left. NIHSS = 11.
  47. 47. Out of the Window for t-PA, MERCI, etc.
  48. 48. Etiology of stroke: Hypercoaguable state</li>

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